Dice, spool, ornament still life – blue lightbulb (#6)

  Phew! Finished just in time for my desk to get packed up. Compilation canvas and some final words coming soon… Previously: #5 – Red and green lamps #4 – CFL spotlight to the left #3 – Pink Christmas lights to the left #2 – Interior floor lamps #1 – Early winter afternoon daylight

Guildless character designs (wips)

3 years after Airika and Vince are split up by the powers that be, they meet again by chance. Good thing I was there to draw what they wore to this momentous event! I really liked his face in the sketch but had a hard time carrying whatever it was I liked about it into the […]

January 13th sketch dump

More Airika and Vince adventures, starting with the reveal of Ghost, his cursed sword that contains “echoes” of the people it has killed. Don’t let your skin touch it.  Later in the story. Airika touches Ghost with her bare hand. The sword binds itself to her as the sword’s victims fight for control over her, beginning one of the […]

Dice, spool, ornament still life – red and green lamps (#5)

Here’s #5 in my still life lighting series. Painting from life into Photoshop has proven a reliably interesting use of my time, so I think I’ll continue this series for at least a few more iterations. In this version there’s a lamp with a red lightbulb (and a red shade!) positioned to the left of […]

Dice, spool, ornament still life – CFL spotlight to the left (#4)

#4 in my first lighting practice series was lit using an ordinary CFL bulb (“soft white”, to be specific) in a desk lamp pointed straight at the scene from the left. I also continue to correct composition and perspective issues with each successive piece. So far my method has been to use the previous painting as a […]

Even the stars look brighter tonight (wips + done)

Nothing’s impossible. (this version by Kato Kino feat. Ayria is my favorite). Sketch: First color pass under sketch: Merge sketch into colors and paint on top of sketch on a single layer: Render render render render: Change his shirt to brown so they don’t look like they’re dressed in the same outfit lol: Complete: Airika: […]